Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure exploring, from dreams to reality, the emerging talents in our community.

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

 

 

Best Trailers for August 2020

 

 

Focus

Film
Film
Language: 
English
Production country: 
France
Running time (In minutes): 
8
Theme: 
Horror films
Category/Format: 
Experiment
Student film: 
No
Poster: 
Focus (2014)
Production year: 
January, 2014
Film Credits
About the Director: 

British national based in France since 1994.

Film director: 
Simon Welch
Producer: 
Simon Welch
Screenplay: 
Simon Welch
Editing: 
Simon Welch
Film photographer: 
Simon Welch
Sound: 
Simon Welch
Art Director: 
Simon Welch
Film synopsis: 
<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Pierre, a retired French miner, who lives surrounded by birds and&nbsp;various&nbsp;domestic pets, describes how his life has been blighted by&nbsp;supernatural&nbsp;events. References made to ghosts parallel sequences showing industrial&nbsp;remains&nbsp;that have been preserved as memorials in the northern French landscape,&nbsp;thus&nbsp;representing traces of a recent but nonetheless bygone age.&nbsp;&nbsp;The title of the film relates both to cinematic&nbsp;technique&nbsp;and poltergeist activity.&nbsp;Images of St Barbara, the patron saint of miners, refer to&nbsp;the&nbsp;religious and superstitious beliefs of men employed in dangerous conditions. The&nbsp;presence&nbsp;of caged birds recalls the use of canaries as warning systems in&nbsp;mines&nbsp;and&nbsp;corresponds to the fact that, wherever he goes, Pierre cannot escape&nbsp;forces&nbsp;(whether&nbsp;real or imaginary, psychological&nbsp;or&nbsp;socio-economic) that are not bound&nbsp;by&nbsp;geographical and physical constraints. &nbsp;</p>
Budget
Budget Range: 
Under $10 000
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
HD
Format Ratio: 
16:9
Film Sound: 
Other
Festival Selection, Awards...
Festival selection, awards or citation already received and other comments... :
Already selected in a Festival?: 
Yes
Festival selections: 

 

"6th Cairo Video Festival", Egypt, Nov 2014. "Breaking the Fourth Wall" exhibition at Byron cinema, Hucknall, Nottingham, UK, Nov 2014. "Short Round", film screening, Stratford-Upon-Avon Picture House, UK, November 2014. "Reel/Unreal" exhibition at Project Gallery, Toronto, Canada, Sept 2014. "Filmideo 2014" film screening at Index Art Center, Newark, USA, Sept 2014. "11:11" video screening at Kitchen Space, Chicago, USA, Sept 2014. 9th Urban Explorers Festival, Dordrecht, Holland, June 2014. "10th Cologne Off Artvideo Festival 2014" curated programme screening at : "Videoart Festival Miden", Kalamata Greece, July 2014; "Syracuse International Film and Media Festival", Syracuse, Italy Aug 2014 ; "Waterpieces Video & Art Festival", Riga, Latvia, Aug 2015 ; "MIVA International Videoart Festival", Quito, Peru, Aug 2014 ; Institut fuer Alles Mögliche Berlin, Germany, Sept 2014 ; "Damen und Herren" e.V. Düsseldorf, Germany, Sept 2014 ; Onomato e.V. Düsseldorf, Gerrmany, Sept 2014 ; Proyector International Videoart Festival, Spain, Sept 2014 ; "Athens International Videoart Festival", Greece, Oct 2014 ; "VideoBabel - International Audiovisual Festival Cuzco, Peru, Oct 2014 ; "EuroShorts Film Festival Gdansk", Poland, Nov 2014 ; "Euro Shorts Film Festival Warsaw", Poland, Nov 2014 ; Torrance Art Museum Los Angeles, USA, Dec 2014.

Film distribution
Sales/distribution name: 
Simon Welch
Publicity Infos
Publicity contact: 
Simon Welch
Publicity contact email: 
0
Your rating: None

About welch.simon66@yahoo.fr

gersbach.net